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Life Expectancy For Kids With Hiv

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have
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HIV positive - question about life expectancy (LIFE EXPECTANCY, 2010) (PROGNOSIS, 2010)

I have just had a 5 week test result come back positive.I couldnt get answer from my doc, so wanted to ask you.How long can people with HIV live on HAART? - I know there isnt one figure- just wondering if there are ball park figures?Any info would...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...FHello Alan,The clinical course of HIV varies considerably from person to person. Life expectancy with HIV/AIDS depends on many confounding variables, including viral strain, access to and adherence with potent antiretroviral Read more »

HIV+ Child lifespan estimate?

I keep reading how with current medicines an HIV+ person can experience a normal lifespan. From everything I have read the current estimate assuming meds are taken and no severe resistance and complications lifespan is somewhere between 20-35 years....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...I have not seen any papers with updated estimages of life expectancy for HIV+ persons currently in childhood. The quoted estimates of 20-30+ and beyond pertain to young adults newly diagnosed with Read more »

Life Expectancy of HIV+ Children

What is the average life expectancy of a child born HIV+?
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...A child infected with HIV at birth can live a long life if identified early and treated;JLS. Read more »

life expectancy

dr young good morning. hope you and drpierone had good coverage of the meeting in chicago .doctor iam doing well .taking meds without missing one pill . no smoking no drinks daily morning 30 minutes walking and slow running and good rice and...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Let me see if I can offer some clarity- first, it is impossible to be precise when it comes to life expectancy.The timelines about the time from initial infection to the need to start medications is based on a typical person who knows the Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Zimbabwe Dismisses UN Agency's Life Expectancy Projection

...The Ministry of Health and Child Welfare of Zimbabwe dismissed a UN agency's life expectancy projection as the "worst possible scenario" reached only in the absence of any interventions. The UN Children's Fund Progress Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Continued HIV/AIDS Progress Could Lead to Increased Life Expectancy, Population Among Developing Countries, U.N. Report Says

... Life expectancy in developing countries could increase to 69 years by 2050 if the global health community sustains progress in controlling HIV/AIDS Read more »
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Coping With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

...just celebrate my life and beat it. That was my choice." Click here to read or listen to how other people disclosed their HIV status. D'Jaun Black Diagnosed in 2004 "Being HIV positive has been the greatest adventure I've ever... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

... The HIV epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of Read more »
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Life Expectancy with HIV

Posted by SaltyWater, 9 Replies
...life too much, and making sure I go to my appointments on time etc, I'm wanting to know if HIV actually has an impact of your life expectancy? I'm 25 and would love to live to a ripe old age and I'm concerned about this more then anything else ... Read more »

Life Expectancy

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...My boy friend and I have recently tested +. We are just beginning meds and are wondering what kind of life expectancy we will have. We are now in our 20's and otherwise pretty healthy. Read more »

children

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...how long can children live with hiv 2 years and 4 years old very worried Read more »

Totally disgusted with child

Posted by Anonymous, 12 Replies
...My daughter has HIV. What a fucken idiot not using protection. now its all a fuckin mess. She's a hateful inconsiderate self centered 25 yr old Read more »